Projects

Landowner Technical Assistance

The Feather River RCD is working with programs that assist landowners with conservation practices such as fuels reduction, erosion control, riparian restoration, native vegetation and pollinator enhancements, soil health, and carbon farming.

Minerva Fire Reforestation

In 2017, the Minerva fire burned 4340 acres of the Plumas National Forest (PNF), in the mountains south of Quincy. PNF has begun a timber salvage and reforestation project, starting…

Mohawk Valley Forest Resiliency

The Mohawk Valley Forest Resiliency project aims to restore 762 acres of mixed conifer forest along the Middle Fork Feather river to an improved state of ecosystem health through hand…

Moonlight Fire Area Restoration Project

In September of 2007, the Moonlight fire burned approximately 65,000 acres within the Plumas National Forest (PNF). Twelve years later the Walker fire burned 55,000 acres, and in 2021 the…

Crescent Mills Wetlands Mitigation

In 2005, the Feather River RCD became the stewards of a newly created wetland area in Crescent Mills. The Crescent Mills Wetland Conservation Area is owned by Caltrans and managed…

Hand Thinning Crew

Within the last two field seasons, the District has gained a local reputation as a reliable small-scale hand thinning crew. Each year the District hires and trains a crew of…

Berkeley Camp Forest Health

The Berkeley Camp Forest Health Project represents a portion of a larger 19,000 acre Claremont Project, which aims to reduce hazardous fuels near the communities of Quincy and Meadow Valley. The…